Community Blood Screenings

Submitted By:
Ann E. McCurdy

Cass County Health System (CCHS) is offering low-cost community blood screenings for people ages 18 and over in late March and early April in Atlantic, Anita, Griswold, and Massena.

“Regular blood screenings are a valuable tool in the early detection and treatment of many chronic diseases,” explained Mitch Whiley, CCMH Laboratory Director. “We’re very pleased to be offering this community health service at such a reasonable cost.”

The screenings will be held as follows:

CCMH Conference Room 6, Atlantic, 7 – 9 am

  • Wednesday, March 30
  • Thursday, March 31
  • Friday, April 1
  • Saturday, April 2
  • Wednesday, April 6
  • Thursday, April 7
  • Friday, April 8
  • Saturday, April 9

Anita Medical Center, 7 – 9 am

  • April 11

Griswold Medical Center, 7 – 8 am

  • April 12

Massena Medical Center, 7 – 8 am

  • April 13

Appointments can be made by calling 712-250-8091.

To download and print the Consent Form, please click here.

The cost for the blood profile is $35, and it includes the following: Lipid Panel (total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL), Glucose, Complete Blood Count (CBC), Liver Function, Kidney Function, and Thyroid Screening. With the $35 blood profile, you can also add these screenings for an additional fee:

  • A1c: $12
  • PSA: $20
  • Vitamin D: $30

Participants should fast overnight before their appointment, although a small amount of water or black coffee the morning of the blood draw is fine.